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Misbah Haqani

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A team of doctors at the Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences performed a Stem Cell Transplant for the first time in Jammu and Kashmir. The team of doctors included Dr Sajad Geelani, Dr Reashma Roshan, Dr Afaq Ahmad Khan and Senior Residents, Resident staff as well as Paramedical Staff of Ward 5P, technical staff and office staff of the Clinical Haematology Department headed by Dr. Javaid Rasool. The team created history by performing this life…

Showkat Ahmad from Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir had first contracted the virus in July this year. After remaining asymptomatic, he had tested negative after only a week. Later in the month of September, Showkat developed cough and fever. Suspecting it to be a seasonal flu, he started the treatment accordingly. However, the condition continued to get worse every day. When a CT scan revealed bilateral pneumonia, his family shifted him to SKIMS, Soura,…

With states using science and technology in the matters of so-called national security, the current COVID pandemic brings to light how the field has been used as a tool for domination.  In 1962, John F. Kennedy, the then President of the United States of America, made a speech in Rice University. In the speech, Kennedy declared, with utmost urgency, his intentions of putting the first man on moon. Kennedy’s determination to conquer the moon was…